Diabetic Nephropathy | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

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  • I have diabetic nephropathy. Could my kidneys fail?
  • Will I need dialysis for my kidneys?
  • Are there any medicines that I shouldn’t take?
  • Could herbal supplements be dangerous for me?
  • What is the best thing I can to prevent further damage to my kidneys?
  • Are there any medicines that I can take to help prevent damage to my kidneys?

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Diabetic Nephropathy: Common Questions by Micah L. Thorp, D.O., M.P.H. (American Family Physician June 01, 2005, http://www.aafp.org/afp/20050701/96.html)

Written by familydoctor.org editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 02/14
Created: 07/05

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